On 15 December 2020, the European Commission published its long awaited drafts of the “Digital Services Act” (DSA) and “Digital Markets Act” (DMA). In the run up to the drafts being released there was intense speculation about how far the Commission would go in trying to achieve its aims of “(making) sure that we, as users, have access to a wide choice of safe products and services online. And that businesses operating in Europe can freely and fairly compete online just as they do offline” (EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager). Cutting through all the noise, where do the real impacts lie, and what is the road ahead for these high profile Commission proposals?

You can download and read our in-depth guide to the DSA via the link below.

We have also provided a comprehensive guide to the Digital Markets Act (DMA) which can be read here.

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Ben works with clients on matters involving the cross-over space of media, IP and technology. His practice has a particular focus on artificial intelligence, data protection, copyright and technology disputes. He has a particular expertise in intermediary liability issues.

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Julia's practice encompasses a range of contentious and non-contentious aspects of IP law including copyright, trade marks, designs and passing off, with a particular focus on contentious IP issues. Julia has extensive experience in IP enforcement and brand protection work, and has acted before the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and CJEU.

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